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MoU between ITC-UMT, PIDE and APBF
Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) Vice-Chancellor Dr. Asad Zaman along with his team members visited UMT to sign Tri Party Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 8th February, 2017. The MoU was signed by APBF President and CEO ITC Mr. Ibrahim Qureshi, DG ORIC-UMT Mr. Abid HK Sherwani and Dr. Asad Zamad Vice-Chancellor PIDE.

The MoU has been signed to plan, devise and execute various policy research interventions for the best interest of society, academia, industry, and for the economic revival of Pakistan. ITC expects that through the collaboration with All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) and PIDE, it will be able to provide evidence based research to the industry which will eventually increase its competitiveness.

CEO ITC Mr. Ibrahim Qureshi said that this is needed for collaboration among the three entities to bring prosperity through appropriate sharing of information with all the stake holders. He also explained the idea behind the establishment of ITC. Dr. Asad Zaman VC PIDE shared his views about the need of development and encouragement of our youth through right path and proper guidance.